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VZL 281: Music of Israel - Sabras and their Guitars

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Catalogue NumberVZL 281
Matrix Number N/A
Record Label Vistas of Israel
Record Format33 1/3 RPM - 12"
Shelf Number801253
Number of TracksN/A
Date RecordedN/A
Album Artists
Notes Music Of Israel/Sabras And Their Guitars

This Vistas of Israel program highlights four male singing and guitar playing duos who also happen to be native Israelis (Sabras). There are 5 selections on this recording:

1) Bam Selah L'Ber Sheva, The Railroad To Ber Sheva, is sung by the Dudaim and is a song about the first railroad through the Negev Desert to Ber Sheva startling a caravan of camels traveling nearby. 0:53 - 4:28

2) Mi Evan A'nahar, The Other Side Of The River, is sung by The Paradarim Duo. 4:50 - 7:51

3) Shu'ba Eli, Return To Me, is sung by Sh'nai Guitarot (The Two Guitars). 8:11 - 10:09

4) Etz Ha'boded, The Lonely Tree, is sung by The Unmorgim. 10:36 - 12:07

5) Eshkolit, is a girl's name and it is sung by The Dudaim. 12:26 - 14:09

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